Event The Last of the Rainbow
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Venue Sheridan Theatre, North Adelaide, SA
First Date 6 September 1963
Last Date 28 September 1963
Dates Estimated No
Status Unknown
World Premiere Yes
Description The play covers the last 24 hours in the life of a derelict Melbourne pub, "The Rainbow", before the wreckers take over.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Homosexuality
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Greg Branson Actor
Diane Chamberlain Actor
Laurie Davies Actor
Peter Goerecke Actor
Adrian Golding Actor
Max Height Actor
Carmel Millhouse Actor
Dean Roberts Actor
Ann Dechaineux Assistant Producer
Jean Marshall Director
Barrie Hunt Lighting Operator
John Hepworth Playwright
Beryl Arnoldt Properties Master / Mistress
John Jarvie Properties Master / Mistress
Betty Nicholson Properties Master / Mistress
Rosslyn Barker Set and/or Property Maker
Ted Craig Set and/or Property Maker
Edwin Duryea Set and/or Property Maker
Keith Green Sound Operator/Engineer
Harry Jelfs Stage Manager
Desmond White Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Jonathan Bollen, Adrian Kiernander, Bruce Parr, Men At Play: Masculinities in Australian Theatre since the 1950s, Rodopi, Amsterdam & New York, 2008
Programme Barr Smith Special Collection
Marking Masculinity Project
Newspaper Advertiser, 24 August 1963, 14
Australian Drama Project (UQ) Key LASTOFTJH
Event Identifier 90369